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HOUSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From one college athlete to another, Nebraska native and Hastings College alumnus NASA astronaut Clay Anderson will present an NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) College World Series baseball and cap flown in space to the NCAA at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., on Sat., June 19.
Space shuttle Discovery Mission Specialists Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson completed the replacement of a depleted ammonia coolant tank on the International Space Station, finishing the complex three-spacewalk process.
Astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth will speak with students in Gibsonville, NC, on Wednesday, April 14.
Discovery Mission Specialists Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson wound up a 6-hour, 27-minute spacewalk at 6:58 am CDT after helping move a new 1,700-pound ammonia tank from Discoveryâ€™s cargo bay to a temporary parking place on the International Space Station.
NASA officials reported that a refrigerator-size ammonia tank thrown overboard from the International Space Station over a year ago finally fell back to Earth late Sunday.
Clayton Anderson is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Clayton Conrad Anderson on February 23, 1959 in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from Ashland-Greenwood High School in Nebraska in 1977 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Hastings College in Nebraska four years later. He also earned a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University in 1983. He received an Honorary Degree from Hastings College in 2004. Anderson is married...
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